The EU Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) eHealth Security Experts Group is the second iteration of the expert group focusing in the healthcare sector, initially created in 2015. The creation of this Experts Group aims at gathering experts from the healthcare sector to exchange viewpoints and ideas on cybersecurity threats, challenges and solutions, as well as to support ENISA in its work in the sector.
The Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) in Telecom is a key EU instrument to facilitate cross-border interaction between public administrations, businesses and citizens, by deploying digital service infrastructures (DSIs) and broadband networks. As we enter in the final year of this programme, we would like to spread the word about CEF Telecom and especially the Building Blocks for Digital Government and relevant success stories
Briefing by the EPRS.
The Support Facility for the European Broadband Competence Offices (BCO) Network offers support and training for BCOs through an annual programme of knowledge exchange and capacity-building. This Annual Work Plan Summary outlines the objectives and activities planned for 2020. The programme will include events, publications and video interviews dedicated to increasing the capacity of European BCOs to bring broadband connectivity to all citizens, with an emphasis on bridging the digital gap between urban and rural areas and reaching the Gigabit Society objectives.
The European Commission is partnering with the European Investment Bank Group, announcing EUR 200 million of investments into the EU space sector, supporting ground-breaking innovation in the industry. During the European Space Policy Conference in Brussels, EIB Vice-President Ambroise Fayolle is signing an agreement with André-Hubert Roussel, CEO of ArianeGroup, confirming a EUR 100 million loan for the new Ariane 6 launcher programme.
The RITMOCORE consortium – four hospitals and hospital foundations in Spain and the UK – invites interested bidders to submit offers to their public procurement of innovative solutions (PPI). This PPI aims to deploy innovative and more efficient service provisioning for patients with bradycardias and implantable pacemakers. The care model is based on personalized arrhythmia treatment, remote monitoring, coordinated care and patient activation. Deadline for submitting offers is 16 March 2020.
The European Commission invites all interested market parties to participate in the open market consultation for its upcoming European Blockchain Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP). The PCP is looking for novel blockchain solutions for the European Blockchain Service Infrastructure. The open market consultation offers a unique opportunity to provide feedback on the scope of the future PCP and to be involved in and co-create the future development of EU-wide blockchain solutions.
The new Horizon2020 project eCare aims to deliver digital solutions for the management of frailty to encourage elderly people to live independently.